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Re: john chavis(chavers) of louisiana


I can help you, but can you clarify a few things? Can you give dates?

Jean Chevis, was the father of Marie Jeanne Nancy Chevis, born Abt. 1790. She married Louis Honore Gradenigo, born Bet. 1790-1792.

Louis Honore Gradenigo and Marie Jeanne Nancy Chevis are in the US Census records from 1850-1870.


1850 United States Federal Census

*Honore Gradenigo is living next to Jean Allain.

Name: Honore Gradenigs
Age: 60
Estimated birth year: abt 1790
Birth Place: Louisiana
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Home in 1850
(City,County,State): St Landry, Louisiana
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age Sex
Honore Gradenigs 60 M
Nancy Gradenigs 51 F
Delia Gradenigs 25 F
Jeane Gradenigs 19 F
Louis Gradenigs 16 M
Honore Gradenigs 13 M
Augustin Gradenigs 10 M
Joseph Gradenigs 7 M
Kinont Gradenigs 4 M
Benjamin Gradenigs 1 M


1860 United States Federal Census

Name: Honore Gradenige
Age in 1860: 60
Birth Year: abt 1800
Birthplace: Saint Landry
Home in 1860: Opelousas, St Landry, Louisiana
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Post Office: Grand Coteau
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Honore Gradenige 60
Mary Chavis 53
Jeanne Gradenige 23
Joseph Gradenige 21
Gurton Gradenige 19
Jean B Gradenige 17
Ortance Gradenige 15
Gaitan Gradenige 13
Louis Porkin 9


1870 United States Federal Census

Name: Honore Gradings
Estimated birth year: abt 1803
Age in 1870: 67
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1870: Ward 4, St Landry, Louisiana
Family and neighbors: View Results
Race: Mulatto
Gender: Male
Value of real estate: View image
Post Office: Bayou Chicot

Harrison Thomas LaTour
LaTour Genealogical Collection

18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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